Oil painting of one of James Sadler's ascents from the Mermaid Tavern, Hackney in 1811. On August 13 he ascended with Lt. Paget. On August 29 he made a second flight with Mr. Beaufoy. Image shows the balloon aloft with a crowd watching from below.
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Painting, Oil on Canvas
2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 84.5 × 62.9 × 4.4cm (33 1/4 × 24 3/4 × 1 3/4 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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